Corissa Pennow is an associate in the firm’s Milwaukee office. Corissa advocates on behalf of employers in employment-related claims before federal courts and administrative agencies. She defends employers against allegations of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and in wage and hour disputes. Corissa also has experience involving traditional labor issues including assisting with labor arbitrations and conducting extensive research into National Labor Relations Board and labor arbitration decisions.
Corissa received her J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School. While in law school, she served as a Student Clinic Director of the University of Minnesota Law School Consumer Protection Clinic and spent two years teaching first-year law school students as part of the Structured Study Group program. During her third year of law school, Corissa externed with the Honorable Thomas Fraser of the Minnesota Fourth Judicial District. Corissa was a summer associate with the firm in 2019.
In her free time, Corissa enjoys dancing and baking. In law school, she served as the choreographer for the University of Minnesota Law School musical, the Theatre of the Relatively Talentless (TORT).